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2016 Salt Lake Christmas Tour & Class Schedule

The following Schedule is for 2015 - watch for the new 2016 schedule to be posted mid-year 2016. Thanks!

Sunday
11:00-6:00         Join in the fun in the hospitality area set up in the Salt Lake Room
7:30                   
Welcome to the 30th Anniversary Salt Lake Christmas Tour!

Monday
8:00 am            Welcome/Introductions
9:00-5:00          Research in the Family History Library

8:30                What's New With the Family History Library & FamilySearch – taught by Raymond Naisbitt
10:30              The Genealogy Do-Over – taught by Thomas MacEntee
11:30              LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group

1:00 pm            Finding Your Czech, Polish and Slovak Ancestor: Top Tips and Tool For Success – taught by Lisa Alzo
2:30                  American Military Pensions: Records and Strategies – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
4:00                  Building a Research Toolbox, by Thomas MacEntee
6:00                  SLCT Annual Dinner - featured speaker is Paul Nauta, from FamilySearch

Tuesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Is Your English Genealogy Already Compiled?– taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Seven Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Trello for Genealogists – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Scots-Irish Research – taught by Dwight Radford
2:30                  Beginning Native American Research - Taught by Billy Edgington
4:30                  Evernote for Genealogists – Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  What's New and What's Still Screaming Good at AncestryDNA – taught by Anna Swayne

Wednesday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Newly Discovered American Migration Patterns: Part I – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
9:15                  It Is Well With My Soul: Finding Ancestors Amid the Rubble of Disaster and Misfortune – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Packrat or Genealogist? Effective Methods for Organizing Your Family History Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            Irish Research On The Internet – taught by Dwight Radford
2:15                  Swiss Research at the Family History Library and at Home - taught by Kevan Hansen
3:30                  Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results – taught by Thomas MacEntee
4:45                  Newly Discovered American Migration Patterns: Part II - taught by Linda Brinkerhoff

7:00__________Using Your MyHeritage Subscription to Find Answers & Ancestors - Mark Olsen

Thursday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am            Researching the Frontier: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Metadata for Digital Images – Thomas McEntee
10:30                Using Legacy Family Tree Software – Taught by Loni Gardiner
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm            An Apple a Day - Our Ancestor's Health - by Maureen MacDonald
2:30                _Using the Miller Roll for Cherokee and Southern Records - taught by Billy Edgington
4:00                  Privacy and Our Ancestors – taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  The Latest Scoop on RootsMagic Software, by the developer himself, Bruce Buzbee

Friday
8:00am-9:00pm Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am           Pre-Revolutionary Virginia: Getting to the Water's Edge – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15                  Wearables and Genealogy: Wacky and Wild or Worth the Wait? – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30                Continuing Your German Research At Home & Online - taught by Kevan Hansen
11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group

1:00 pm           _Using the Dawes Rolls for Native American Research - taught by Billy Edgington
2:30                  Let's Go to the Fair! - How Fairs Played into our Ancestor's Lives - Maureen MacDonald
4:30                  After You're Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research - taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00                  Bead Farm Evening - Family Tree Charm Necklaces and Jewelry

Saturday
9:00am-5:00pm Research in the Family History Library
11:30                 LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria is closed on Saturdays
6:00 pm            Farewell Dessert, Stories, Prizes, Fun, and Preregistration for the 2016 SL Christmas Tour (Dec 5 through 11)



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